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On the plausibility of socioeconomic mortality estimates derived from linked data: a demographic approach

Population Health MetricsAdvancing innovation in health measurement201715:26

Received: 30 September 2016

Accepted: 25 June 2017

Published: 14 July 2017

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Original Submission
30 Sep 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
28 Nov 2016 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Mika Gissler
9 Apr 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Arpana Verma
3 May 2017 Author responded Author comments - Mathias Lerch
Resubmission - Version 2
3 May 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Jun 2017 Editorially accepted
14 Jul 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12963-017-0143-3

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Authors’ Affiliations

Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia, Andalusia, Spain
Demographic Research Centre, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas, Lithuania